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  1. #1

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    Star Collet Issue

    The collet won't release. Worked fine for years. Now when collet opens it won't release material. The spring feels like it has plenty of tension. Not sure why it won't release.

    It is Star VNC 32

  2. #2
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    Re: Star Collet Issue

    try some lipstick on the taper and shank of the collet

  3. #3

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    Re: Star Collet Issue

    We can try that while we try to order a new spring as well. Thank you.

    Quote Originally Posted by rcs60 View Post
    try some lipstick on the taper and shank of the collet

  4. #4
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    Re: Star Collet Issue

    If the collet is sticking, sand both the collet and collet sleeve to remove the shiny spots
    And afterwards rinse in varsal and oil them and put them back into the machine

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